Detailed directions and alternative routes

Main route from Dorchester (north)

  • From the A35 take the A354 south to Weymouth.
  • Continue south on A354 towards Portland until you see brown road signs for Water Gardens.
  • Take the B3157 west towards Granby Ind. Estate/Chickerell along Granby Way.
  • At Wessex Roundabout (football stadium) carry straight on to Hampshire Road towards Granby Ind. Estate.
  • At the traffic lights carry straight on towards Chickerell.
  • Take the first right into Putton Lane and Bennetts Water Gardens.

Main routes from Bridport and Abbotsbury (west)

  • From the A35 take the B3157 south towards Abbotsbury.
  • Continue along the B3157 through Abbotsbury, Portesham and Chickerell.
  • At the traffic lights turn left towards Weymouth and follow brown road signs for Water Gardens.
  • Take the first left into Putton Lane and Bennetts Water Gardens.

Main route from Wareham (east)

  • Take the A352 west to Wool.
  • Continue on the A352 west to Warmwell, then at the roundabout take the A353 towards Weymouth.
  • Join the A354 towards Weymouth.
  • Take the B3157 west towards Granby Ind. Estate/Chickerell along Granby Way.
  • At Wessex Roundabout (football stadium) carry straight onto Hampshire Road towards Granby Ind. Estate.
  • At the traffic lights carry straight on towards Chickerell.
  • Turn right into Putton Lane.

Main route from Portland (south)

  • Take the A354 north to Wyke Reigis, then at the roundabout take the B3156 towards Chickerell.
  • At the traffic lights carry straight on towards Chickerell.
  • Carry on left through the next set of traffic lights, then carry straight on through the next set of traffic lights towards Chickerell.
  • At the next set of traffic lights turn right on to the the B3157 and follow the brown road signs for Water Gardens.
  • Turn left into Putton Lane.

Alternative route from the A35

  • At Winterbourne Abbas turn off the A35 south on to the B3159.
  • Then take Coombe Road south towards Portesham.
  • At Portesham turn left on to the B3157 to Chickerell.
  • Continue on the B3157 to Weymouth.
  • At the traffic lights turn left towards Weymouth and follow brown road signs for Water Gardens.
  • Turn left into Putton Lane.